Auto insurance is a contract between you and the insurance company. You agree to pay the premium and the insurance company agrees to pay your losses as defined in your policy.

Auto insurance provides property, liability and medical coverage:

  • Property coverage pays for damage to or theft of your car.
  • Liability coverage pays for your legal responsibility to others for bodily injury or property damage.
  • Medical coverage pays for the cost of treating injuries, rehabilitation and sometimes lost wages and funeral expenses.

An auto insurance policy is comprised of six different kinds of coverage. Most states require you to buy some, but not all, of these coverages. If you’re financing a car, your lender may also have requirements.

Most auto policies are for six months or a year. Your insurance company should notify you by mail when it’s time to renew the policy and to pay your premium.

Why do you need auto insurance?
It’s really all about protecting yourself financially.

  • If you’re in an accident or your car is stolen, it costs money, often a lot of money, to fix or replace it.
  • If you or any passengers are injured in an accident, medical costs can be extremely expensive.
  • If you or your car is responsible for damage or injury to others, you may be sued for much more than you’re worth.
  • Not only is having insurance a prudent financial decision, many states require you to have at least some coverage.

Questions to ask your agent
Volk’s Avanti is an advocate for finding auto insurance that meets your specific needs. Here are a few things to consider as you prepare for the discussion:

  • How much can you afford to pay if you get in an accident? (To keep premiums low you may want to have a higher deductible and be willing to pay more for repairs.)
  • What is the insurance company’s level of service and ability to pay claims?
  • What discounts are available? (Ask about good driver, multiple policy and student discounts.)
  • What’s the procedure for filing and settling a claim? (Ask who to call and what happens after you file a claim.)

 

Request a Quote Today!

Today's Date YYYY-MM-DD (required)

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Phone (required)

Your Date of Birth YYYY-MM-DD (required)

Social Security Number

Driver's License Number (required)

Your Address (required)

Your City (required)

Your State (required)

Your Zip Code (required)

Marital Status (required)
 Single Married Divorced Widowed Separated

Housing (required)
 Own Rent Live with family

Type of Home (required)
 House Apartment Condo Mobile Other

Would you like a home/renters quote?
 Yes No

Spouse's Name

Spouse's Date of Birth YYYY-MM-DD

Spouse's Social Security Number

Spouse's Driver's License Number

Driving Child's Name

Driving Child's Date of Birth YYYY-MM-DD

Driving Child's Social Security Number

Driving Child's Driver's License Number

Any violations in last 3 years? (required)
 Yes No

If yes, list violation and date.

Any accidents in last 5 years? (required)
 Yes No

If yes, list accident type and date.

Any complete losses? (required)
 Yes No

Do you currently have insurance? (required)
 Yes No

Current Insurance Company

Current Insurance Policy Number